The BNSF 939005 spreads it's wings........
In February 2001, BNSF and the TP&W switched interchange of intermodal from Ft. Madison to the Galesburg terminal, where it was combined with manifest bound for Peoria. The intermodal portion of ... (more)
Twin former Santa Fe GP60's power the Eastbound Peoria Local as seen from the Adams Street overpass on the South side of Peoria on a rainy Tuesday morning, Sept. 9 8 2020.
Steve Smedley photo
Coal train departing Galesburg for Peoria,IL..
The westbound TP&W Galesburg job meets BNSF light power, in the form of LLPX SD38-2 lease units. I believe that the LLPX SD38-2's went on to Iowa Interstate in their 150 series.
While driving around Galesburg, I noticed a train that was starting to head down the connection to the Peoria Sub. I hit the gas and got to the S Chambers St crossing just in time to catch BNSF 18... (more)
A combined wb 107 sits in the siding at Edwards. 8118 and 522 were on Tuesday night's train while 509 and 2695's were on Wednesday's.
After a quick crew change, this empty coalie continues west with the shuttle crew now in charge.
The BN Peoria local makes a rare daylight appearance in Elmwood as it heads west back to the burg. This was a combined train.